Geography of Sri Lanka
Located in South Asia, Sri Lanka is an island in the Indian Ocean positioned about 18 miles off the southeast coast of India with a total area of 25,000 square miles. Most of its area is low, flat and rolling except for the south- central region which has a mountainous area. Sri Lanka has a tropical climate and a coastline of 1,340 km.
Sri Lanka's highest point is the Pidurutalagala Mountain which is approximately 8,200 feet above sea level. This mountain is a popular pilgrimage destination and also the only mountain site where people belonging to four different religions assemble for worship.
Another mountain believed to be one of the world's most revered mountains is Sri Pada also known as Adam's Peak .